Courses

The curriculum has been developed by experts to provide a combination of theoretical and applied knowledge. 

 

Mandatory courses (core)

Course title

Credit Points

Introduction to Emergencies and Disaster

2

Statistics

2

Introduction to Epidemiology and Research Methods

2

Scientific Writing 

1

From Theory to Practice (seminar)

2

Mental Health Aspects of Emergencies and Disaster Situations

2

Global Warming & Natural Hazards

2

Humanitarian Action

2

Operational , Technological and Logistical – Topics in Disasters

2

Introduction to CBRN

2

Final Project Seminar (Regular track) 

1

Research Seminar (thesis track only)

2

Total for regular track

20

Total for thesis track

21

 

 

Mandatory Electives (groups)

**Regular track - at least two courses out of each group (16 CPs out of mandatory electives in total)

**Thesis track - at least one courses out of each group (8 CPs out of mandatory electives in total)

 

Group A

 

Course title

Credit Points

Legal and Ethical Aspects in Emergency & Disaster Situations

2

Disaster Psychology

2

Psychological First Aid [PFA]

2

 

Group B

 

Projects Management and Evaluation

2

Disaster Economics

2

Business continuity Management 

2

Crisis Management in Organizations

2

 

Group C

 

Risk and Crisis Communication

2

Who is the Master of Disaster? Responses from Democracies, Hybrid Regimes and Autocracies

 

2

On Debriefing and Organizational Learning

2

Introduction to Cyber Events Readiness and Response

2

 

Group D

 

Medical Management in Mass Disasters and Mass Casualty Events

 

2

Public Policy

2

Public Health Consequences to Disasters

2

 

 

General Elective Courses

 

Course title

Credit Points

University's different faculties / School of Public Health / Additional mandatory electives from the M.DM. 

4

Internship Program  (annual course)

4

 

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